Smartphones as a Light Measurement Tool: Case of Study
AbstractIn recent years, smartphones have become the main computing tool for most of the population, making them an ideal tool in many areas. Most of these smartphones are equipped with cutting-edge hardware on their digital cameras, sensors and processors. For this reason, this paper discusses the possibility of using smartphones as an accessible and accurate tool, focusing on the measurement of light, which is an element that has a high impact on human behavior, which promotes conformance and safety, or alters human physiology when it is inappropriate. To carry out this study, three different ways to measure light through smartphones have been checked: the ambient light sensor, the digital camera and an external Bluetooth luxmeter connected with the smartphone. As a result, the accuracy of these methods has been compared to check if they can be used as accurate measurement tools. View Full-Text
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Gutierrez-Martinez, J.-M.; Castillo-Martinez, A.; Medina-Merodio, J.-A.; Aguado-Delgado, J.; Martinez-Herraiz, J.-J. Smartphones as a Light Measurement Tool: Case of Study. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 616.
Gutierrez-Martinez J-M, Castillo-Martinez A, Medina-Merodio J-A, Aguado-Delgado J, Martinez-Herraiz J-J. Smartphones as a Light Measurement Tool: Case of Study. Applied Sciences. 2017; 7(6):616.Chicago/Turabian Style
Gutierrez-Martinez, Jose-Maria; Castillo-Martinez, Ana; Medina-Merodio, Jose-Amelio; Aguado-Delgado, Juan; Martinez-Herraiz, Jose-Javier. 2017. "Smartphones as a Light Measurement Tool: Case of Study." Appl. Sci. 7, no. 6: 616.